halazone

[hal-uh-zohn]
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noun

a white crystalline powder, C7H5Cl2NO4S, having a strong chlorinelike odor, used to disinfect water.

Nearby words

  1. halalah,
  2. halas,
  3. halation,
  4. halavah,
  5. halazepam,
  6. halberd,
  7. halberdier,
  8. halberstadt,
  9. halberstam,
  10. halbert

Origin of halazone


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Examples from the Web for halazone

  • This acid, on chlorination at low temperatures, yields p-sulphondichloraminobenzoic acid (halazone).